STLport rope constructors buffer overflow

stlport-rope-constructors-bo (32244) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

STLport is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by an unspecified error with rope constructors. A remote attacker could use unknown attack vectors causing an undetermined impact on the victim's system.

NOTE: The impact on the victim's system depends on the actual use of the library.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 10
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 7.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of STLport (5.0.3 or later), available from the STLport Web site. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Refer to Gentoo Linux Security Announcement GLSA 200703-07 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • SourceForge.net: STLport.
  • SourceForge.net: Files: STLport - File Release Notes and Changelog - Release Name: STLport 5.0.3.
  • BID-22423: STLPort Library Multiple Unspecified Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-0803: Multiple buffer overflows in STLport before 5.0.3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors relating to (1) print floats and (2) a missing null termination in the rope constructor.
  • GLSA-200703-07: STLport: Possible remote execution of arbitrary code
  • OSVDB ID: 33106: STLport Print Floats Unspecified Overflow
  • OSVDB ID: 33107: STLport Rope Constructor Unspecified Overflow
  • SA24024: STLport Buffer Overflow Weaknesses

Platforms Affected:

  • Gentoo Linux
  • STLport STLport prior to 5.0.3

Reported:

Feb 06, 2007

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